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Gender: Male Meaning of Kirk: "church" Origin of Kirk: Norse

The name Kirk is a boy's name of Norse origin meaning "church". Kirk and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

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Far more friendly and open than similar one-syllable names like Kent, Kurt, and Karl, it's been associated for more than half a century with actor Kirk Douglas, whose birth name was Issur Danielovitch Demsky.

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Famous People Named Kirk

Kirk Douglas (born Issur Danielovitch Demsky), American actor
Kirk Thomas Cameron, American actor
Kirk Dwayne Franklin, American gospel musician
Kirk Daniel Cousins, American football player
Kirk Lee Hammett, American musician and lead guitarist of Metallica
Kirk Jerel Randle aka Kirko Bangz, American rapper
Andre Kirk Agassi, American tennis player
Kirker Butler, American TV producer/writer

Pop Culture References for the name Kirk

Kirk Kettner, character in movie "She's out of My League"
Kirk Gleason, character on TV's "Gilmore Girls"
Kirk Lazarus, character in film "Tropic Thunder"
Kirk Sutherland, character on British soap "Coronation Street"
Kirk Van Houten, Milhouse's dad on TV's "The Simpsons"
James Tiberius Kirk, main character in the "Star Trek" series

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